12h45 – 14h00 | Informal Lunch @ BIN Lounge
18h00 | BUS to Porto city centre (*** participation by invitation)
18h30 – 19h15 | Visit to Livraria Lello (*** participation by invitation)
Livraria Lello is the place of books and wisdom. It was born as a bookshop and as a bookshop it has remained, true to the identity that was created over 111 years ago. It is considered to be one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world.
20h00 – 22h30 | Gala Dinner @ Pestana Palácio do Freixo (*** participation by invitation)
The Official Gala Dinner is supported by
Located in the city of Porto, 3 km from the centre of one of Portugal’s most vibrant regions, the Palácio do Freixo, classified in 1910 as a National Monument, is a unique example of Baroque architecture, with about 10 thousand m2 of gardens and green spaces offering breathtaking views of the River Douro. The Pestana Palácio do Freixo is characterised by its sumptuous eighteenth century architecture. It was built by Nicolau Nasoni, one of the most important architects that helped Porto became a World Heritage Site.
Best Youth are an Indie Pop duo from Porto, Portugal formed by Ed Rocha Gonçalves and Catarina Salinas. Their first original debut album, “Highway Moon”, has been considered one of the best records of 2015 by various sources, amongst them the BBC London, UK ”My favourite new band out of Portugal” (Gary Crowley) and the Les Inrockuptibles, France “Avec ce qu’il faut de romantisme planant et de mélodies sucrées pour séduire efficacement” (Maxime Abreu). On 22 June 2018, the duo released its brand new album titled “Cherry Domino”.